Picture date: June 2, 1944
Debrecen, Hungary

OverlayDebrecen, Hungary

Original image caption:

The locomotive repair works at Debreczen, Hungary, 2 June 44, one of the objectives hit by U.S. Flying ofrtresses (Boeing B-17) which then flew on to land at new U.S. bases in Russia, for the first time.

The 15th AF lost only one B-17 that day on first shuttle mission to Russia: 42-30319 / Shirley our Girlie:

Source Archive picture: Fold3-ID #29020351
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